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Social Worker - Fostering

Vacancy Id:
£27,741 - £39,880 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade J-M
Contract Details:
2 posts, Permanent
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week
The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check
Job Description:
We currently have an exciting opportunity for two social workers with experience of working in the field of fostering, looked after children and kinship care to join a busy and highly motivated Fostering Service.

This post will focus on the recruitment, assessment, training and support of foster carers and connected carers as well as occasionally undertaking duty responsibilities and sourcing fostering placements for children.

The post holder will have a good knowledge of current fostering legislation and regulations and must be able to demonstrate excellent assessment and report writing skills.

Applicants should ideally have experience in completing fostering assessments and be able to meet tight timescales.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Judith Henderson, Manager, Children's Fostering and Carers' Team, on 01642 526218.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email [email protected]

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011658 Social Worker - Fostering.pdf